TYPE: Ramos Polychrome

DATE: A.D. 1250 to 1660 (Rakita and Raymond, 2003;160)

COMMON BACKGROUND COLOR(S): Tan or occasionally a dull ivory white.

KEY DIFFERENCES: Often fine and elaborate designs.

 

 

   

1Y Ramos Polychrome "Owl Man" or Space Alien Hooded Effigy Vessel.

Note that the bottom of the nose is above the eyes.

Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/4" by 5 1/4"

 

  

2Y Ramos Polychrome Human Face once belonging to a hooded effigy vessel.

The neck where this head was broken off of a vessel was ground down in prehistoric times,

indicating that it was recycled or used as a container.

Approximate Dimensions: 4" by 3"

 

 

 

3Y Ramos Polychrome Human Hooded Effigy Vessel.

Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/4" by 7 1/2"

 

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4N Ramos Polychrome Mearns Quail Effigy Pitcher with very fine designs.

The pitcher form is rare, as is the painting of the bottom of the vessel.

The last two photos show a mounted Mearns Quail in which the vessel represents.

Approximate Dimensions: 5" by 4 1/4"

 

 

5Y Ramos Polychrome with Parrot Effigy Jar

Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/8" by 5 1/8"

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6Y Ramos Polychrome Fish Effigy Bottle (rare shape)

Approximate Dimensions: 8" by 7 1/2" by 5 1/4"

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7Y Ramos Polychrome Jar with Painted Talking Parrots.

Approximate Dimensions: 8" by 7 1/4"

 

 

8Y Ramos Polychrome Jar (warped from possibly being over-fired).

Approximate Dimensions: 8 3/4" by 8"

 

9Y Ramos Polychrome Olla

Approximate Dimensions: 11 1/2" by 11"

 

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10N Ramos Polychrome Badger Hooded Effigy

 

 

11N Ramos Polychrome Olla with Birds

   

12Y Ramos Polychrome with Snakes.

Approximate Dimensions: 9 1/4" by 7 1/4"

 

13N Ramos Polychrome Jar with Applique Coiled Snakes.

Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/4" by 6 1/2"

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14Y Ramos Polychrome Bowl

Approximate Dimensions: 2 1/2" by 1"

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15Y Ramos Polychrome Cruciform Bowl.

Unusual hatched design with no solids.

Approximate Dimensions: 5 3/8" by 2 1/4"

 

 

16N Ramos Polychrome Coyote Effigies Vessel

Approximate Dimensions: 10 1/4" by 6 7/8"

 

   

 

17N Ramos Polychrome Racoon Effigy Vessel

 

 

 

 

18N Ramos Polychrome Vessel with Two Frog Effigies

Approximate Dimensions: 4 1/2" by 3 3/8"

 

 

 

19N Ramos Polychrome Hooded Effigy Vessel of a Great Horned Owl.

Approximate Dimensions: 7 1/8" by 5 3/4"

20Y Ramos Polychrome Marriage Vessel with an uncompleted design.

Approximate Dimensions: 10 1/2" by 4 5/8"  by 4 5/8"

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21Y Ramos Polychrome Double-lobed Vessel. Only the upper lobe is polychrome.

Approximate Dimensions: 6" by 5"

 

 

22Y Ramos Polychrome Double-lobed Vessel with a design painted on the inner rim.

Approximate Dimensions: 6 1/4" by 6 1/8"

 

 

 

23Y Ramos Polychrome Jar representing two deer?

Approximate Dimensions: 6 3/4" by 4 1/2"

 

 

24Y Ramos Polychrome Jar with a Square top.

Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/2" by 4 5/8"

 

 

 

25N Ramos Polychrome Hooded Effigy

Approximate Dimensions: 7 3/8" by 6"

 

 

26N Ramos Polychrome Hooded Effigy of a Barn Owl.

Approximate Dimensions: 5 1/2" by 4 1/2"

 

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